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Admission is granted on the basis of candidates' performance in NUMS Entry Test (NET) or score in Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) for which limited number of seats are reserved.

The entire process of registration for admission is online.

Candidates must be in possession of CNIC or Form B or NICOP (National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis).

For applying for Registration:-

  • FA / FSc stream candidates should have passed Part-I exam.
  • A level students should have obtained minimum 60% marks in O level as per equivalence cirtificate issued by IBCC.

When applications for admissions are invited, candidates are first required to get registered by providing valid email address. On provision of registration number, the candidate is required to fill up the online admission form and deposit specified processing fee.

Candidates can appear in the entry test more than once to improve their score. The merit for admission is prepared on the basis of best score.

For every attempt to appear in NET, a separate application is to be filled up.

Admission process for all undergraduate programmes is conducted once a year to facilitate the commencement of the academic year in Fall.

For more details, please visit NUMS website


While applying for admission, possession of Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) / Form 'B' or NICOP is mandatory. Online registration system does not require attachment of documents / credentials. However, the same will be required for verification during selection and admission process for selected candidates.

Yes, by paying additional application fee.

If you fulfill the eligibility criteria, you can apply for admission on the basis of SAT International through your embassy. Separate admission form will be available on NUMS website for applying on SAT basis. For details, including payment of fee in US Dollars, please refer to the undergraduate section on NUMS website.

Separate admission form will be available on NUMS website for applying on the basis of SAT and entry test. Those applying on SAT basis need not take NUMS Entry Test (NET), however they can opt for NET in addition to SAT Specified seats. In this way, they will be considered for both the streams.

Equivalence certificates duly issued by IBCC Pakistan are necessary for those candidates who do not possess Matric & FSc / FA qualifications. Submission of only O&A level grade / mark sheets will not serve the purpose.

The university will refund only the security deposit to the candidates who do not join the university. Admission Processing Fee is non-refundable.

No, there is no negative marking.

Yes, as per migration policy, students can apply for migration after completion of first year and before the beginning of final year. However, applicants with exceptionally good academic record are considered for migration to NUMS.

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NUMS Entry Test is primarily based on FA / FSc level studies (Part-1 & Part-II) and questions are in the form of MCQs with four answer options each. The paper of English is on the pattern of SAT exam. The test also includes Intelligence part. A sample paper can be seen on NUMS website.Textbooks are consulted while developing the question bank. Grasping the concepts available in different textbooks will be beneficial.

Mock Test for Computer Based / Paper Based Test are available on NUMS website.

Re-checking of Entry Test papers may be requested within 10 days of the declaration of result, along with a fee of Rs 500/- in the form of a bank draft / pay order in favour of NUMS. The original bank draft / pay order will be dispatched to Admissions Directorate NUMS, The Mall,Rawalpindi, along with the written application for re-checking of papers. Re-checking involves the verification of paper for any unmarked answers and error-free totaling of marks.

Desirous candidates may obtain the result details of their Test from the link available on NUMS website.